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Prison changes a hard sell with guards playing hooky

By David Shapiro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 06, 2014

~~<p>Gov. Neil Abercrombie was on Hawaii island last month touting his planned overhaul of Hawaii's prisons to 26 corrections officer recruits hired to reopen the Kulani Correctional Facility in July.</p>
<p>The governor told the new prison guards they're in on the ground floor of &quot;new opportunities&quot; for prison-related employment in his six-year drive to bring home some 2,000 Hawaii inmates housed on the mainland.</p>
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie was on Hawaii island last month touting his planned overhaul of Hawaii's prisons to 26 corrections officer recruits hired to reopen the Kulani Correctional Facility in July.

The governor told the new prison guards they're in on the ground floor of "new opportunities" for prison-related employment in his six-year drive to bring home some 2,000 Hawaii inmates housed on the mainland. Login for more...



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